Programming language for children

Florian Diesch diesch at
Wed Jun 24 02:46:17 UTC 2009

Tony Baldwin <photodharma at> wrote:

> Amedee Van Gasse (Ubuntu) wrote:
>> On Sat, June 13, 2009 20:13, Kjetil Halvorsen wrote:
>>> Thanks for many ideas so far ... but who/what is ESR???
>> ESR is one of the few people that are so well know in the Open Source
>> community that they are only referenced with their initials or first
>> names.
>> Other examples are RMS (Richard M. Stallman) and AST (Andrew S. Tanenbaum,
>> author of Minix).
> Huh...I didn't know AST.

The funny thing about AST is that "Ast" in German means "branch"
and "Tannenbaum" means "fir tree".


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